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Sunday, January 17th 2021

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Read on for what's happening at the library this week.
  • Our Triwizard Tournament isn't just for young fans: teens and adults sign up for the evening festivities
  • Kids, get ready to do some hands-on experiments!
  • Meet our new Assistant Branch Manager in Coolidge Corner
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NOTES FROM THE LIBRARY

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Our afternoon event for all ages is in high demand, but we have special challenges for our older Harry Potter enthusiasts too. Teens in high school and adults, we invite you for your own exciting adventure from 6:30-8:30 PM.
TEENS 9th GRADE and UP and ADULTS sign up here. Tickets are still available!
Here are more sneak peeks at the elements of this year's event.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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THIS WEEK'S MOVIES

Midday Movies

Putterham
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WEDNESDAY OCT 25
1:30-4 PM
More about Midday Movies

Movie Matinee

Coolidge Corner
BigSick
THURSDAY OCT 26
Refreshments 1 PM
Screening 1:30-4 PM
More about Movie Matinee
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MEET THE STAFF

Assistant Branch Manager at Coolidge Corner Amanda Troha

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First literary crush (author or character): Peter Hatcher from the Fudge series.
Last song you listened to: Solange, Cranes in the Sky.
If you could travel back in time, what period would you go to? I would rather go into the future.
Cake or pie? Pie.
Big dogs or small dogs? Both! But I have two small dogs, Legend and Pepper.
Hardcover or paperback? Paperback.
Fictional world or game you'd most like to visit? Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.
What book would you most like to see turned into a top-notch film or miniseries? The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.
Favorite fictional librarian? Rupert Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Hogwarts House: Gryffindor!
Name a word that starts with the letter Q: Quixotic.
Movie or TV show you always watch when it comes on screen, no matter what: Law and Order SVU.
Favorite fiction detective? Harriet the Spy.
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MATTER, MYSTERY AND MAGIC

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Brookline Village
THURSDAY November 2, 3-4 PM in Hunneman Hall
Learn about the mystery and the magic behind materials through hands-on experiments.
Dr. Fazel Tafti of Boston College experiments every day, hoping to discover new quantum materials for the future technological advances. In this program, he will walk us through electric conduction, magnetic levitation, colorful chemical reactions and more!
Ages 8 and up welcome.

CHILDREN'S FALL PROGRAMS

Brookline Village
Countdown to Kindergarten
Last Monday of the month at 10:30 AM
Age: 4 years old (get ticket at desk)
Terrific Twos (And Threes!)
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2 years old
Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 13 to 23 month-olds (get ticket at desk)
Stories and Crafts (Drop In)
Wednesdays at 3:30 PM
Age: 3-5 years old
Stories and Crafts (Drop In)
Thursdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2-3 years old (get ticket at desk)
Saturday Six to Eights
Saturdays at 2:30 PM
Age: 6-8 years old
Friday Flicks (Drop In)
Fridays at 10:30 am
Age: 2 years and older. Parents and caregivers are also welcome.
Coolidge Corner
Come Play With Us
Mondays at 10:15 AM
Age: Infants-12 month-olds
Mother Goose
Tuesdays at 10:15 AM
Age: 1-2 years-old
Sing Along, Dance and Play
Wednesdays at 10:15 AM
All Ages
Putterham
Stories and Crafts
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Age: 2-3 year-olds
Step Into Story Time
Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
Age: 3-5 year-olds
Visit the Children's Department online.
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NEXT BOOK CLUB MEETINGS


Shelf Respect Book Club

Brookline Village
WEDNESDAY November 1, 7 PM, to discuss You're Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner.

A Taste of Poetry

Brookline Village
THURSDAY November 2, Noon, to discuss Li-Young Lee.

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NEXT MONTH'S BOOK SELECTIONS

All of our book clubs are drop in. If you'd like to join us, you may pick up the next title at the Circulation Desk of the hosting library and attend the next meeting ready to discuss.
More about each book club.

Shelf Respect

Brookline Village
WEDNESDAY DEC 6
7 PM
Open to teens and adults.
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A Taste of Poetry

Brookline Village
THURSDAY DEC 7
Poet: Jorie Graham
Noon-1:30 PM
Open to adults.
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Brookline Village

Brookline Village
MONDAY NOV 13
7-8:30 PM
Open to adults.
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Read and Meet

Coolidge Corner
THURSDAY NOV 16
7 PM
Open to adults.
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Putterham

Putterham
MONDAY NOV 20
2-3:30 PM
Open to adults.
LaRose

Mystery

Brookline Village
TUESDAY NOV 21
Noon-1 PM
Open to adults.
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